Citizen CY-02

£549.00 ex-vat

Citizen CY-02 6 Inch Photo Printer. Prints 6×4, 7×5 an 8×6 Photos.

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Print Media

Image Name Summary Price Stock Details
CY-02 4x6 Media
CY-02 4×6 Media

Citizen CY-02 4×6 Photo Media – 1400 4×6 prints – 2 Rolls

£98.00 ex-vat

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CY-02 6x8 Media
CY-02 6×8 Media

Citizen CY-02 6×8 Media – 700 6×8 prints – 2 Rolls

£110.00 ex-vat

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Printer Accessories

Image Name Summary Price Details
CX-02 Carry Bag
Citizen CY-02: Carry Bag

Citizen CY, CY-02 and OP900II  Photo Printer Carry Bag

£35.00 ex-vat Info / Buy
CX-02 Carry Bag
Citizen CZ-01: Carry Bag

Citizen CZ-01  Photo Printer Carry Bag

£35.00 ex-vat Info / Buy

The Citizen CY-02 is a 6″ roll-fed High Capacity Dye Sublimation Photo Printer, with the ability to produce a range of print sizes, including 6×4, 5×7 and 6×8.

For Citizen CY-02 to hold more prints, the printer is slighter larger at just under 14kg. This 15% heavier than the CX-02, however, the CY-02 will hold 700 6×4 prints (75% increase), 350 5×7 prints (63% increase) and 350 6×8 prints (87% increase).

Naturally, the CY-02 is also larger in dimension 322(w) x 351(d) x 281mm(h), however the only significant increase in the height of the printer.

Citizen CY-02 offers the most competitively price media solution.

Print speeds are not the quickest at 12.4 seconds for a 6×4 and the larger 6×8 taking 21.9 seconds, however, in real-world use, the difference is negligible. 

If you are focused on image quality, you can adjust the dpi to a higher 600, or for ultimate speed, you can run the printer at 300 dpi. All it takes is a simple setting change in the driver.

Print finishes are either matte or gloss and do not require different media types.

The ergonomics of the CX-02 are brilliant, a front-loading door allows for easy media changes. The ribbon is loaded onto a tray, while the spindles are attached to the paper, the whole change takes a matter of seconds.

The power switch is located at the back of the printer, with USB and Power connections also on the back.


The Citizen CY-02 is the perfect choice if you are looking for a high capacity printer, and if the print cost is a major concern, you’re going to struggle to find a cheaper alternative.

You will need to compromise, at the CY-02 is larger, and slower than something like the CX-02, however, if size and speed aren’t a concern, it’s nothing to worry about.

You will notice that there are similar printers on the market to the Citizen CY-02, so you may be thinking about what makes the CY-02 standout.

First, there is superior image quality, you will struggle to find a 6″ printer that will produce a better quality image.

Then there is the reliability, that Citizen is synonymous with. It doesn’t hurt that Citizen manufacture the CY-02, which isn’t something that all of the competition can boast.

Due to the print capacity and ongoing print costs size the Citizen CY-02 is ideal for use across:

  • Event Photography
  • Attraction Photography
  • Photo Booths
  • Retail Printing
  • ID and Passport Printing


Additional information

Weight 13.8 kg
Printing Technology

Dye Sublimation

System Compatibility

Mac (up to Big Sur), Windows (up to windows 10)

Print Options

Single Sided

Photo Finish

Gloss, Matte

Media Capacity

(5×7) 350, (4×6) 700, (6×8) 350

Media Pack

CY-02 4×6 Media, CY-02 6×8 Media

Print Size

4×6, 5×7, 6×8

Print Speeds

(4×6) 12.4sec, (5×7) 19.9sec, (6×8) 21.9

Dimension (W-D-H)

322 x 351 x 281mm


300, 600


Large Print Capacity

Product Status